The New Deal Chapter 21

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Give Me Liberty! 4th Ed. An American History Chapter 21
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Federal Housing Administration pg. 817

insured millions of long term mortgages issues by private banks

Who sponsored it? President Hoover

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Sit-Down Strike pg. 820

tactic adopted by labor unions in the mid and late 1930s, whereby striking workers refused to leave factories, making production impossible; proved highly effective in the organizing drive of the Congress of Industrial Organizations.

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Congress of Industrial Organizations pg. 820

this organization set out to create unions in the main bastions of the American economy. It aimed at nothing less than to secure "economic freedom and industrial democracy" for American workers - a fair share in the wealth produced by their labor, and a voice in determining the conditions under which they worked.

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Share Our Wealth Movement pg. 823

"kingfish" launched the movement with the slogan "every man a king". It called for the confiscation of most of the wealth of the richest Americans in order to finance an immediate grant of $5000 and a guaranteed job and annual income for all citizens.

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Works Progress Administration pg. 825

The program under Harry Hopkins direction, the establishment that hired some 3 million Americans in virtually every walk of life, each year until it ended in 1943.

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Wagner Act pg. 826

"labor magna carta"

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welfare state pg. 826

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Social Security Act pg. 826

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Court-packing plan pg. 832

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minimum wage laws pg. 833

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Indian New Deal

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the Popular Front pg 841

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Scottsboro boys pg 843

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House Un-American Activities Committee pg 845

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